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Posted inArts

On the couch with Berkeley’s David Weisberg, playwright of Central Works’ premiere, ‘Totem and Taboo’

Ed Norton and Ralph Kramden (Caleb Cabrera and Bob Greene), unveil the mascot of their beloved Raccoon Lodge during a drug-induced dream journey to The Honeymooners in Central Works’ Totem and Taboo by David Weisberg. Photo: J. Norrena With Max Halberstadt’s iconic photo of the stern, cigar-bearing Sigmund Freud hanging over the mantle, the efficient […]

Posted inEvents

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley kicks off its 125th anniversary celebration on Sunday June 28. Photo: Vicky Brock UC BOTANICAL GARDEN’S 125TH BIRTHDAY During its 125 years of existence, the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley has served as a haven for endangered plants rescued from smugglers, a lab for studying climate change, biomagnetism and […]

Posted inCrime & Safety, Fire, Schools

Potentially hazardous chemical suicide in Berkeley called for collaborative response, cautious approach

The death by deadly chemical of a former UC Berkeley professor on Tuesday, March 18, triggered a significant joint command response and saw a city block shut down for more than six hours. Photo: David Yee The death by chemical suicide earlier this week of a former UC Berkeley professor left many in the community […]